Regents Professor Ronald Breiger Wins 2017-2018 Graduate College Teaching and Mentoring Award

The School of Sociology would like to extend a warm congratulations to Regents Professor Ronald Breiger who has been announced as one of two recipients of the 2017-2018 Graduate College Teaching and Mentoring Award. Professor Breiger will be honored during a lunch-time Awards of Distinction Reception and Ceremony on Monday, March 26th, 2018.

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03/13/2018 - 14:20

Assistant Professor Christina Diaz wins Career Enhancement Fellowship

UA Sociology Assistant Professor Christina Diaz has won a 6-month Career Enhancement Fellowship from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. The Career Enhancement Fellowship Program seeks to increase the presence of minority junior faculty members and other faculty members committed to eradicating racial disparities in core fields in the arts and humanities. The Fellowship, funded by the Andrew W.

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02/02/2018 - 15:24

Associate Professor Brian Mayer Awarded Distinguished Fellowship

UA Sociology Associate Professor Brian Mayer has been named a Distinguished Fellow by the Center for University Education and Scholarship for his project "Using Human-Centric Design Thinking to Build Stronger Communities." CUES Distinguished Fellowships are awarded to UA faculty members who have demonstrated excellence as scholars and innovators in university teaching and learning. We would like to congratulate Brian Mayer on this outstanding achievement.

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01/31/2018 - 13:36

Jamie Rowen, UMass Amherst Political Science "Searching for the Truth in the Transitional Justice Movement: Peace and Justice in Columbia"

This talk will focus on the recent peace accords in Colombia as an example of the emerging transitional justice movement. By explaining how the idea of transitional justice entered domestic politics, and how different political actors utilized it to make claims against one another, the talk gives a fresh perspective on how the Colombian peace accords came about. In addition, it provides insights into the failed plebiscite in October 2 and the future of peace and justice in the country.


Fri, 10/13/2017 - 12:00 to 13:15
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